Māori › Phyllis Louisa Smith Born 2 July 1915 - Died 14 April 2010 PDF Key details Service numberJayforce 821263 AWMM Also known asPhyllis Louise AWMM Shaw AWMM Phyllis Louise Smith AWMM Phyllis Louise Shaw AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankJayforce Sister AWMM British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) Japan AWMM WarJayforce, 1945-1948 AWMM Jayforce, 1945-1948 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesPhyllis Louisa AWMM SurnameSmith AWMM Ingoa Also known asPhyllis Louise AWMM Shaw AWMM Phyllis Louise Smith AWMM Phyllis Louise Shaw AWMM Service numberJayforce 821263 AWMM GenderFemale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth2 July 1915 AWMM Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM Hamner Springs, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationJayforce Mrs G. Smith (mother), 35 William Street, Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarJayforce, 1945-1948 AWMM Jayforce, 1945-1948 AWMM Campaign1945-1948 AWMM Jay-Force occupation of Japan post WW2 AWMM Following Japan's surrender in 1945 Allied Forces, including New Zealanders, Australians, Canadians, and Indians, entered Japan as an occupying force, to restore the peace, clean debris from the atomic blast, help rebuild and direct Japan into a democratic society. Initially called BCOF (British Commonwealth Occupation Force), they became known as J Force. Some of the New Zealand troops were sent to Japan direct from Italy, and many went from New Zealand. The last New Zealand J Force troops returned home in 1948. AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberJayforce 821263 AWMM Military service6 New Zealand General Hospital, Japan AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training1942 WWII NZANS Roll Place of Nursing training and date of qualification / registration AWMM Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentUnknown AWMM Nurse AWMM Christchurch, Canterbury AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsJayforce Sister AWMM New Zealand Army Nursing Service AWMM British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) Japan AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankJayforce 1 October 1947 AWMM Sister AWMM British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) Japan AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Wife of Alex; mother of Nigel, Jane, AnnieName is listed in the Nominal Roll as Phyllis Louise Smith AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death14 April 2010 AWMM Age 94 AWMM Manurewa, Manukau City AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes CemeteryManukau Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Crematorium (Papatoetoe Cemetery), 357 Puhinui Road, Puhinui, Manukau City AWMM RSA Section AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference ObituaryDeath notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 April 2010 AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Phyllis Louisa Smith by laying a poppy. Phillip Tenison Smith Phoebe Helen Alleyne Smith Phyllis Louisa Smith R. Smith R. A. Smith Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Phyllis Louisa Smith Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand Military Nursing: New Zealand Army Nursing Service - Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps. http://www.nzans.org/index.htm Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Military Nursing - A History of the R.N.Z.N.C. Boer War to Present Day AWMM The New Zealand Herald AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM WW2 16: WW2 123 AWMM New Zealand Military Nursing - A History of the R.N.Z.N.C. Boer War to Present Day AWMM Kendall, S. & Corbett, D. p.163 AWMM The New Zealand Herald AWMM Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 April 2010 AWMM Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM p.123 AWMM Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. 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